1 Adams had been a cotton operative in Fall River, and the continued depression in the industry had worn him and his family out, and he had emigrated to South Carolina.
2 I thought that adoring him, watching him operate, would be enough.
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3 Remember, also, that the surgeon must operate from above, some eight or ten feet intervening between him and his subject, and that subject almost hidden in a discoloured, rolling, and oftentimes tumultuous and bursting sea.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
4 But leaving this hint to operate as it may with the phrenologists, I would merely assume the spinal theory for a moment, in reference to the Sperm Whale's hump.
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5 After surveying the ground, Snowball declared that this was just the place for a windmill, which could be made to operate a dynamo and supply the farm with electrical power.
6 Electricity, he said, could operate threshing machines, ploughs, harrows, rollers, and reapers and binders, besides supplying every stall with its own electric light, hot and cold water, and an electric heater.
7 It reminded him that unforeseen factors operate in the evolution of immortality.
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8 I want to operate, but not as you think.
9 Oh, but I must not forget, my dear friend John, that you loved her; and I have not forgotten it, for it is I that shall operate, and you must only help.
10 You had better go your round, and Dr. Van Helsing will operate.
11 It was indeed but a passing trance, that only made me feel with renewed acuteness so soon as, the unnatural stimulus ceasing to operate, I had returned to my old habits.
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12 It is also to be said that their position enables them to operate changes with less effort and greater efficacy.
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13 And once, alter such an operation, Scarlett found her in the linen closet vomiting quietly into a towel.
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14 But with the operation of what came to be known as the governor's "slander mill," the North saw only a rebellious state that needed a heavy hand, and a heavy hand was laid upon it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER LII
15 Kennicott had taken a patient to Rochester for an operation.